A Sith Lord returns and a piece of Iron Man’s heart as Hot Toys announces two new releases!Jose Lopez
Fans who actually gave the Solo: A Star Wars Story film a chance (I thought it was great fun, sue me!) were met with shock at the surprise return of the sadistic Darth Maul to the Star Wars films. Just as surprising, considering Solo’s abysmal box office and unfortunate fan reaction, Hot Toys has just announced a Maul, based on his appearance in the film, as the newest entry into their Sixth Scale Star Wars line.
The former Sith Lord comes with plenty of exciting features and accessories, chief among them that “in motion” lightsaber blade attachment. I knew we got it with the earlier “Phantom Menace” release, but it’s so cool!
I would argue there is just enough here to differentiate this release from that earlier version, as well.
From the new outfit to the robot legs to the smoldering portrait, this Maul should stand out on your shelf alongside his past self. Now if we can just convince Lucasfilm to continue the villain’s story on the silver screen.
As surprised as we were about the ’Solo’ Darth Maul announcement, the 1:1 “Proof That Tony Stark Has a Heart” Arc Reactor replica was always, as Thanos might say, inevitable.
After Hot Toys success with the 1:1 Infinity Gauntlet and their life-size Baby Groot, it’s actually a bit odd that this has taken them so long. However, with more MCU replicas like the two Nano Gauntlets coming, it makes sense that it’s time to look back and mine previous films for some cool collectible ideas. Either way, fans can now own their own replica of the one thing that stood between Tony and the great beyond. It also powered his Iron Man suit, FYI. Just saying.
The piece will be made of die cast and copper wiring, will have LED lighting modes which will include a light on effect and a “breathing” light effect, and will be engraved with the words that Pepper Potts famously coined.
【Solo: A Star Wars Story – 1/6th scale Darth Maul Collectible Figure】
Surprised many Star Wars fans with his appearance in Solo: A Star Wars Story, audience discovered that the deadly Darth Maul has survived to build an empire of his own as the true leader of Crimson Dawn. Operating from his homeworld of Dathomir, Maul commanded the crime syndicate with the help of refined figurehead and terrifying enforcer Dryden Vos, who traversed the galaxy on his lavish yacht entertaining and brutally imposing the will of his master. After his death, Dryden’s first lieutenant Qi’ra assumed control over the territories, working closely with Maul to continue their rule.
Today, Hot Toys is delighted to introduce the new 1/6th scale Darth Maul collectible figure from Solo: A Star Wars Story to our premium DX Series for Star Wars fans to enjoy!
Skillfully crafted based on the appearance of Darth Maul in the film, the new 1/6th scale collectible figure features a newly developed head sculpt with stunning likeness, finely tailored outfit and robe, highly detailed robotic legs, Maul’s iconic double-bladed lightsaber with LED light-up function and interchangeable lightsaber blades emulating the weapon in motion, a selection of interchangeable hands for posing options, a specialized seat for Maul and a figure base.
This amazing collectible figure inspired by Darth Maul’s latest look in the film will surely be a great addition for Star Wars fans!
Pre-Order Darth Maul (Solo: A Star Wars Story) 1:6 Scale Figure DX18 is now available for Pre-Order @ $269.99 USD!
【Iron Man – Tony Stark’s Arc Reactor Life-Size Collectible】
“Proof That Tony Stark Has a Heart”
Tony Stark has created the very first Arc Reactor to keep him alive and power his first suit of armor in ‘Iron Man’. The arc reactor supplies energy to an electromagnet, which prevents embedded shrapnel from reaching his heart. Based on the first Marvel Studio production – Iron Man, Hot Toys is thrilled to expend on the Life-Size Masterpiece Series with Tony Stark’s Arc Reactor given by Tony’s personal assistant Pepper as a desktop ornament!
Masterfully crafted with authentic and screen-accurate details, the Arc Reactor in actual size stands approximately 16cm in height. Recreated with diecast and copper wire material, it features two LED lighting modes which include light-on effect and breathing light effect, phenomenal multi-layered metallic painting highlighting its fantastic aesthetics, ring engraved with the words “Proof That Tony Stark Has A Heart” as seen in the movie, completed with a specially designed custom base and display case.
This one-of-a-kind collectible is a perfect way to show love for your favorite MCU characters!